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Wandering in Woodacre – 17 July 2021

Contemporary Hungarian Art – Szabo Eszter Below – “Parrots”; “Living sounds”; “Showcased”; “Soul sprout”; “Cacti III”; “Palm tree shadow.” A Poem for Today “Strict Diet” by James Crews Though the doctors said no salt, salt was all my father craved. … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 16 July 2021

This Date in Art History: Born 16 July 1883 – Charles Sheeler, an American painter and photographer. Below – “On a Shaker Theme #2”; “Skyscrapers”; “Golden Gate”; “Still Life”; “Ballardvale”; “New England Irrelevancies.” A Poem for Today “First Fig” By … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 15 July 2021

Contemporary French Art – Anthony Parks Below – “Jasmine No. I”; “Trees in Snow”; “Autumn is an explosion of colors”; “Cedar One”; “Poppies three”; “Platane.” This Date in Literary History: Born 15 July 1871 – Kunikida Doppo, a Japanese novelist, … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 14 July 2021

Contemporary British Art – Angie Wright Below – “Sweet Cassia”; “In to the Forest” (diptych); “Storm Bringer” (diptych); “Hanami”; “Water Dragons” (on two panels); “The Lavender Patch” (diptych). A Poem for Today “Post Office” by Ted Kooser The wall of … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 13 July 2021

Contemporary Serbian Art – Luka Klikovac Below (photographs) – “Baggage 8”; “Baggage 9”; “Momento/Mirror diptych 1”; “Baggage 5“; “Baggage 2”; “Memento/Mirror diptych 3.” This Date in Literary History: Born 13 July 1934 – Wole Soyinka, a Nigerian playwright, novelist, poet, … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 12 July 2021

This Date in Art History: Born 12 July 1917 – Andrew Wyeth, an American painter. Below – “Christina’s World”; “Autumn Cornfield”; “Braids”; “Winter”; “Wind from the Sea”; “Lovers.” This Date in Literary History: Born 12 July 1918 – Doris Grumbach, … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 11 July 2021

Contemporary German Art – Irina Laube Below – “The water lily pond III”; “Melody of the evening”; “The green note II”; Mountain lake”; “Energy of the evening”; “North Sea walk.” A Poem for Today “The Bench” by Peter Schmitt ‘It’s … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 10 July 2021

Contemporary American Art – Dean West Below (photographs) – “New York #1”; “Pink Dreams #1, Miami Shores”; “Eagle Rock Office, Los Angeles”; “Still Life #1 (Desert Oasis)”; “Palm Springs #4”; “Tree”; “OP11.” This Date in Literary History: Born 10 July … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 9 July 2021

Contemporary Dutch Art – Rob VanHoek Below – “A silence so rare”; “Went walking through the trees”; “On an evening in June”; “Walking home at sundown”; “The dreams of the nighttime will vanish by dawn”; “When the twilight falls.” A … Continue reading

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Wandering in Woodacre – 8 July 2021

This Date in Art History: Died 8 July 1917 – Tom Thomson, an influential Canadian painter: Part I of II. Below – “The Jack Pine”; “The West Wind”; “Black Spruce and Maple”; “Northern Lake, Winter”; “The Canoe”; “Evening, Fall”; “Northern … Continue reading

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